7 Best Home Elliptical Machines of 2015
There’s no denying that the elliptical machine is the best break from pounding the pavement or getting your treadmill on. A great low-impact option for people recovering from an injury, the elliptical is one of our favorite ways to work out without straining our muscles. On the hunt for a machine of your own? Read on for a roundup of 2015’s best reviews or check out our comprehensive list of best elliptical machines. You can thank us later.
Designed to fold up on its front end to make it (almost) undetectable, and fold out for the fastest assembly ever, this multipurpose elliptical is a must-have for those that need some extra space. A color touchscreen display complete with full web capabilities also gives users an all-access pass to online content, workouts, music, inspiration, and more. Read the full Nordictrack SE9i review.
Nordictrack Elite 12.9T
Easy-to-use with in-handle one-touch controls, stationary, moving handlebars, and extra-cushioned foot petals, it also comes with an iPod compatible sound system and two 2-inch speakers. Our favorite features include a weighty 32-pound flywheel for a smooth, stable workout, and an extra-long auto adjustable stride. Last but not least, it boasts a wireless heart rate monitoring system, making it stress-free to track your goals. Read the full Nordictrack Elite 12.9T review.
Easy to use with a plethora of features, the e95 uses a vibrant LCD readout that is featured in some of the top fitness clubs in the world. We’re loving the built-in (and so quiet!) cooling fan, sleek water bottle holder, and speakers that hook up to any MP3 player for easy (and hands-free) listening. Additional features include a power incline feature which offers extra resistance to diversify your workout with the touch of a button. Last but not least, this gem boasts a revolutionary foot pedal angle adjustment that caters to the way you walk. Read the full Sole E95 review.
Proform Smart Strider 935
This tech-savvy model is iFit Enabled, allowing you to customize your workouts with unlimited programs designed by certified personal trainers. The best part? You’ll travel the world in a single workout session and scope out some seriously incredible scenery in the comfort of your own home. Plus, a 7’’ full-color touchscreen lets you enjoy your favorite TV show, blog post, or movie while you sweat. We can’t get enough of the adjustable oversized pedals, and soft-touch upper-body grips – they make working out so comfortable. Read the full Proform Smart Strider 935 review.
Jam-packed with incredible features, it’s designed to fit multiple users thanks to its 20” adjustable stride, multi-position grips, and adjustable pedals. We especially love that it’s iFit compatible and includes exclusive access to Google Maps routes, fitness tracking, and a complete workout library. It’s never been easier to access fitness stats on a computer, machine, tablet or smart phone via your iFit account. Read the full Proform 720 E review.
NordicTrack Commercial ACT 10
The perfect piece for those looking for something compact. Nearly half the length of the quintessential elliptical trainer, this far-from-basic machine comes complete with smooth engineering, a full list of entertainment options, and a 10-inch, web enabled color touchscreen to broadcast your favorite TV shows, websites, and personalized iFit training programs geared to help you reach your get-fit goals. Read the full Nordictrack A.C.T. Commercial 10 review.
Precor EFX 221
Complete with patented adjustable CrossRamp technology, this machine allows you to focus on a specific muscle group so you can work what you want. A great option for households with more than one user, it allows multiple people to store their recent workouts and preferences for a completely customized workout. We love the stationary handles for the best-possible lower body workout. Read the full Precor EFX 221 review.
Last but not least, be sure to do your research before making any purchase. Our informative buyers guide will point you in the right direction, and help you find the ideal machine for your personal needs.